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What is a server footprint?

A server footprint is the amount of space – either physically or online – that computer hardware or software occupies. This might entail equipment such as servers, switchers, routers and storage in a facility. Software might include how much memory is required to run a program.

Server footprints are increasing with digital transformation and more devices supplying data or demanding online connections, such as streaming channels, online banking or smart vehicles. Some organizations are looking to reduce their server footprint to lesson the impact on the environment and save money.